Teen Nutrition: Overfed and Undernourished?

Teens need exceptional nutrition – their bodies are still growing and maturing and so are their brains. Poor nutrition can lead to mood swings, especially for teens when hormones are changing (and raging). Too many chemicals, high sugar products plus not enough nutrients in their bodies are a bad combination. Without good nutrition, teens will … Read more

The Best Superfoods for Better Moods and Svelt Waistlines!

Hippocrates who lived around 400 BC was known as the “Father of Western Medicine.” He said: “Let food be thy medicine and let thy medicine be food”. Superfoods have been around since the dawn of time as humans started to make connections between foods that harm and foods that heal. We just have to look … Read more

Anti-anxiety Tips To Help You Stay Calm

Do you sometimes get anxious when you are upset with someone or before a presentation? Do you feel stressed, a lack of control and don’t know how you’ll cope. It’s time for some anti-anxiety steps to calm your mind. Two stress chemicals adrenaline and cortisol are produced by the adrenal glands in response to stress. … Read more

Holistic Nutrition and Natural Stress Remedies for Healthy, Glowing Skin

The skin is our largest organ – it’s comprised of 70% water, 25% protein, 2% fats. To maintain a healthy glow for optimal health and well-being all year round, the skin requires nourishment primarily from what it is comprised of (water, protein, fats). Generally, your skin is a reflection of what is happening inside. Skin … Read more

5 steps to better manage your stress

Here’s how to use your lunch break to relieve stress and recharge your batteries – from my feature in the March issue of Canadian Living Magazine. Feeling frazzled at work? Harvard researchers have found that women with highly stressful jobs are 40 per cent more likely to develop heart disease than their less-stressed colleagues. Manage … Read more

10 Essential Nutritious Steps to Vitality

For good mood and good health follow these simple nutritious steps for vitality! The Mediterranean diet is a good start, however, choose a low glycemic index plan as well – (lots of low calorie green vegetables), smaller amount of starches is best.  Limit breads, potatoes, pastas, sweets for blood sugar control and to keep cholesterol levels … Read more

Vital Information on Eating Healthy For Sugar Addicts

Do you suffer from body tiredness, moodiness, and have headaches? Do you wonder why you can’t lose weight? Do you get “the shakes” or “afternoon low” mid afternoon? It’s time for a healthy eating schedule.   Eating something sweet relieves symptoms for about a half hour and then it’s down in the dumps again! If … Read more